Definition of duvet in English:

duvet

Syllabification: du·vet
Pronunciation: /ˌd(y)o͞oˈvā
 
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noun

  • A soft quilt filled with down, feathers, or a synthetic fiber, used instead of an upper sheet and blankets.
    More example sentences
    • Use layers of thin blankets rather than duvets or quilts.
    • You can help by donating blankets, sheets, duvets, guilds, curtains and other such items but they must be clean and in good condition.
    • Used and unused clothes, together with blankets, sheets and duvets are most welcome.

Origin

mid 18th century: from French, literally 'down' (see down2).

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